Archive for March, 2018


Features, Lifestyle

Spring Festivals 2018

Spring Festivals 2018

by Leonie Milde
contributing writer

Spring is upon us with exciting festivities in tow. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered their true identities: sunny and delicious fun for the whole family. Find culinary delicacies, regional wine, kids entertainment and live music along […]

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Features

Flea markets — hunting for treasures

Flea markets — hunting for treasures

by Thomas Warner
contributing writer

We live in an area where lots of attention is given to the reselling of old goods. If flea markets are your thing, there is a wide selection of places to go and look around from weekend to weekend. Some markets happen in giant fields while others take place inside […]

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Features, Lifestyle

Hiking and biking apps

Hiking and biking apps

by Ronnie Juhans
contributing writer

As an oldschool outdoor adventure guide, I am used to leading hiking and biking adventures throughout Europe based on knowledge of the trails, terrain, points of interest, rest stops, and evacuation routes in the event of an injury or medical emergency. However, not everyone wants to pay for a guide […]

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Features, Lifestyle

Romance on a budget

Romance on a budget

by Sallee Miller
contributing writer

No one disputes the plain fact that relationships are hard, especially when there are children involved. Day-to-day life becomes a series of logistical challenges, where one of you is asking the other to pick up this, take the kids there, make that yummy thing for a school party and after […]

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Features, Lifestyle

Discover the Black Forest in a Porsche 911

Discover the Black Forest in a Porsche 911

by EPIKdrives

Stretching from the spa town of Baden-Baden in the north, all the way down to the Swiss border in the south, the landscapes of the German Black Forest made of gently rolling hills, valleys, blue lakes and of course endless trees are truly inviting. However, the cuckoo clock idyll with […]

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Features, Lifestyle

A newbie guide to food and fun in the KMC

A newbie guide to food and fun in the KMC

by Katie F. Boltuch
contributing writer

One of the most difficult aspects of moving to a new area, especially an entirely new country and continent, is figuring out the “usual” or “favorite” spots. The places that the locals and residential veterans know but a recently PCS-ed person or family has yet to find. The good thing […]

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Features, Lifestyle

Follow the German timber-frame road (part 1)

Follow the German timber-frame road (part 1)

by Ruth Cuevas
contributing writer

For many a road-tripper, traveling through Germany evokes images of storybook villages surrounded by lush forests, castles perched high on mountaintops, or mysterious Roman or Celtic artifacts in unsuspecting locations. Aside from having some of the best road conditions throughout Europe, Germany has taken a lot of the guess-work out […]

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Features

Street Food Markets — moving feasts you don’t want to miss

Street Food Markets — moving feasts you don’t want to miss

by Katie F. Boltuch
contributing writer

Food trucks are among the hottest trends in the restaurant industry. You could take it a step further to say they’ve moved beyond trendy and are now just as much a restaurant concept as family-style dining or fast food. You may have even seen, and eaten from, a few of […]

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News, Sports

K-Town commits new energy to rivalry

K-Town commits new energy to rivalry

Story and photo by Thomas Warner
contributing writer

What becomes of Kaiserslautern’s basketball program following their heartbreaking loss in the DODEA Division I finals depends largely on the commitment the players make to next season and beyond. The Raiders fell to Ramstein by a single point after dominating their area rivals the entire first half. They had leads […]

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News, Sports

Another comeback helps Ramstein topple Kaiserslautern

Another comeback helps Ramstein topple Kaiserslautern

Story and photos by Thomas Warner
contributing writer

Royals get 4th straight DODEA crown WIESBADEN – The Ramstein Royals have needed comebacks to get basketball wins several times this season and the most recent one earned them a championship. Ramstein fell behind by 15 points to rival Kaiserslautern but used a long jump shot by senior Joshua Gedeon […]

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